Gabriela Marcu, PhD
Gabriela Marcu is an Assistant Professor in the College of Computing and Informatics and a Research Fellow with the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute at Drexel University. Her research applies human-centered design and ubiquitous computing to promote behavioral health and social justice. She directs the Empathic Design and Technology Research Group, a highly diverse team of undergraduate and graduate students dedicated to user experience and social change. Dr. Marcu chairs the Broadening Participation in Computing Committee, and serves as faculty advisor for the Women in Computing Society. She holds a Ph.D. in Human-Computer Interaction from Carnegie Mellon University, and a B.S. in Informatics from the University of California, Irvine. She has been named a Siebel Scholar, NSF Graduate Research Fellow, Microsoft Research Graduate Women Scholar, and Google Anita Borg Scholar.